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Lemon chicken recipes

31 Recipes

Give chicken a zing with lemon juice and zest. Whether it's sticky lemon chicken or a simple roast, this humble citrus fruit takes it to the next level.

16 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This speedy, Asian-inspired chicken recipe is easy enough for kids to help cook - they'll love eating it, too!

45 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook a one-pot chicken tagine the whole family will love. It somehow says summer and autumn in one bite using a gentle but heady Moroccan spice mix

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
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210 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A spicy, filling one pot that has a bit of added zing. Make it a mid-week must

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
125 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy meal for two - full of vitamin C. You could use ordinary broccoli instead of tender stem

25 mins
Easy
140 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Add a touch of zest to your midweek meal with this low-fat family supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A main course bursting with fresh flavours, citrussy chicken with mint, radish and spring onion-spiked grains - a new way to serve your roast

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Feed the family these chicken skewers in flatbreads. They taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
87 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This succulent chicken one pot makes for a quick, no-fuss supper

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This Italian-inspired roast chicken couldn't be easier, but the result is really special

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pounding meat until thin and flat is a great technique for barbecued chicken breast, as it ensures it won’t dry out. Try this version with lemon and herbs.

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
107 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Who needs takeaways when you can make this low-fat Chinese-style stir-fry in half an hour?

30 mins
Easy
95 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

An all-in-one supper of roast, cheap chicken thighs and crispy new potatoes with all the sunshine flavours of the Med

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This dish is best served cold, so you can make it a day in advance - it's also low in fat

55 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Light up the grill and throw on this Brazilian-inspired barbecued chicken with a piri-piri, paprika and coriander marinade

30 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give your chicken some zing, on the grill or BBQ

25 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook these lemony chicken skewers on a barbecue to get that fabulous charred taste. Serve with our colourful tomato salad for a lovely light summer supper

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The Spanish-style stuffing in this roast chicken dish is packed with flavour and even more so if you make it ahead of time

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A brilliant way to transform chicken breast in less than 20 minutes

20 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
38 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This tasty, low-fat lemon chicken recipe has a Mediterranean feel and just four ingredients- chicken, lemon, thyme and honey

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up chicken breasts with fresh thyme and lemon – whether or not you use skin-on chicken is up to you. Orange and rosemary also work well as flavourings

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat dish of grilled citrus chicken with fresh salad that can be whipped up for a quick supper

28 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give traditional roast chicken a Chinese-style twist with this zesty recipe

55 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try this summer alternative to a traditional Sunday roast, best enjoyed al fresco

2 hrs
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